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Antietam (The Civil War Battle Series #3)

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The third volume in the Civil War Battle Series of novels spanning the war, Antietam brings the war to within view of the Brannon family farm in Culpeper County, Virginia. When the Federals intercept the Rebels near Antietam Creek, two of the Brannon brothers are brought together in the bloodiest trial of the war thus far.
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by Cumberland House Publishing
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Linda
Apr 18, 2011 Linda rated it liked it
Shelves: hist-fic
The 2nd year of the Civil War serves as the setting for the story of the Brannon brothers, Will and Mac, fighting for the Confederacy in the Army of Northern Virginia. Right off the bat, it needs to be said that Antietam is very much a novel, not an historical account, although the battle sequences are reasonably accurate. Will Brannon was the first to enlist, and now serves as a captain in Stonewall Jackson's unit. Mac, now in possession of a princely stallion, decides to leave the family farm ...more
Joseph Carames
Sep 13, 2015 Joseph Carames rated it really liked it
I did not know this was an historical fiction, with the focus on the drama of a southern family and its involvement with the southern cause.I did like it and may well check out the others in this series. That also is not clear - that James Reasoner wrot what is now 10 books with th same famiily and its civil war story. More impressions to help me understand the civil war and the may passions involved. Though the cause remains - slavery.
Hank Pharis
Jan 12, 2015 Hank Pharis rated it it was ok
I'm not learning as much about the Civil War from these as I thought but I am definitely enjoying the stories.
Rob Sobieck
Jan 31, 2016 Rob Sobieck rated it really liked it
a good book about the war. I truly loved the civil war era.
Linda Munro
May 19, 2011 Linda Munro rated it really liked it
The third novel in the Civil War series introduces the reader to Titus Brennan; who proves that a poor farmer can marry the girl of his dreams, the daughter of a wealthy plantation owner. The tale also takes the reader along the trails of Will and Mac Brennan, a Captain of the Confederate infantry and a member of the Confederate Cavalry. The paths of the two brother crisscross and battle and skirmish leads them to Sharpsburg, Maryland and the Battle of Antietam.
Debbie
Aug 16, 2011 Debbie rated it really liked it
Another good episode in the series. In this one, focused mainly on Will and Mac, the brothers fight throught VA eventually ending up at the battle of Antietam (single bloodiest day in the Civil War). I would have liked a little more about what was happening back at the farm but that may be in the next one.
Porter
Jul 20, 2013 Porter rated it liked it
Getting back into this series after several years, I found I could remember the characters well enough to understand what was going on. It is interesting that only one chapter ever deals with the battle that is the title of the book.
Josh
Oct 18, 2012 Josh rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction, historical
Great continuation of the series. Mostly involves Mack and Will but also showcases Titus.

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